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Wheat Prices Shoot Up, Expert Predicts ‘Crisis’ in 4-5 Months 

Newsclick | 20/04/2022 03:22 PM | Click to read full article

India is aspiring to feed the world but might end up with an egg on its face when domestic consumer prices rise sharply in near future, says seasoned agricultural journalist Sayantan Bera.

As Wholesale Price Inflation (WPI) soars to 14.6%, common people are in for another attack on their finances as the prices of wheat, a major cereal consumed in the country, are up by 5% to 7% on reports of lower yields of the crop being harvested across the country.